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Daily Archives: September 14th, 2021

Republican recall implodes as Californians give Gavin Newsom big vote of confidence

Excerpt: Early results show the Democratic governor has decisively survived the Republican Party's attempt to oust him from office with a month and a quarter to go before the end of his first term.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Washington gets a new U.S. federal judge: David Estudillo wins Senate confirmation

Excerpt: Cantwell and Senator Patty Murray, D-Washington, put forward Estudillo’s name and he was nominated to the federal bench in April by President Biden. On September 14th, he was confirmed by a vote of 54-41.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Public Service
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Link’s arrival in Northgate is a good reminder that Seattle voters are keen on getting more neighborhoods connected to light rail

Excerpt: 76% of likely August 2021 Seattle voters surveyed support a new transit funding measure to connect more urban villages in the Emerald City with Link light rail, while a mere 19% are opposed.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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